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Samsung Galaxy S5 will feature upgraded flash technology

Earlier today, Samsung revealed that they are planning a new line-up of LED component solutions for tablets and smartphones. Samsung will be demonstrating the new flash line next week at MWC 2014. Even more interesting is Samsung’s revelation that component 3432 1.8t will be <i>“used in the next Galaxy</i> …

How to Predict the Odds of Anything

NBC’s Al Roker vs. Far-Left NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: ‘Don’t Blame Weather for YOUR Poor Policy’

Despite significant warnings of severe winter weather, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio decided to keep schools open during a serious nor’easter on Thursday. NBC’s Al Roker blasted the mayor for the “poor policy” on Twitter and urged him to take accountability.<p>Following criticism from even the …

It’s Shockingly Easy to Create False Memories

False memories come from investigators asking leading questions, therapists trying to uncover hidden truths, and yes, distraught parents engaged in …

Antares releases Auto-Tune for Guitar Custom Installation Kits

The company behind the digital tuning wizardry in Peavey's excellent AT-200 guitar, Antares, has announced the release of the Auto-Tune for Guitar …

Antares

AT&T Begins Rolling Out Android 4.3 To The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

An update is hitting AT&T's Galaxy S4 active today, but it's not KitKat. No, this update is finally bringing the more durable S4 variant up to …

Why the Free Internet Is Not a Partisan Issue

The Internet will now be controlled by a handful of companies.<p><b>Say you're an NRA Republican</b>. You're from Tennessee. The websites you go to on a daily basis are Yahoo for your email and news, ESPN for your sports, and TNGunOwners.com, a message board to talk about your day at the range.<p>What if one …

10 worst right-wing moments of the week — “global cooling” edition

<b>(Richard Drew)</b><p>Donald Trump has a theory about climate change, while the Pope catches flack for being too mean to rich people<p>Janet Allon<p>January 6, 2014 1:16pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><b>1. Ken Langone: Pope Francis, stop pissing off rich people... or else.</b><p>Pope Francis has been …

Wisconsin Lawmaker Wants To Take Away Workers’ Weekends

Wisconsin state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) is pushing to undo the state’s law that employers have to provide their employees with at least one day off a …

Teach Yourself Anything: 3 Ways To Create Your Own Learning Playlists

Advertisement<p>The Internet is a fire hose. Whether it’s a casual browse or a conscious one, getting “drenched” is almost given. Fortunately, the same …

440hz Music - Conspiracy To Detune Us From Natural 432Hz Harmonics?

Most music worldwide has been tuned to 440 hertz since the International Standards Organization (ISO) endorsed it in 1953. The recent rediscoveries …

Mother Jones on Twitter: "The military handed out $361 billion to contractors in 2012. Here's what it bought: http://t.co/DGEcjS9jbr http://t.co/rWp0p4WKJB"

Replying to @<b>MotherJones</b><p>The military handed out $361 billion to contractors in 2012. What it bought: http://mojo.ly/1cMIRgr …

Weingarten Joins Union Enemy John Engler to Plead with Governors to Keep Common Core

On December 10 Randi Weingarten flew into Newark with her gold-plated bullhorn to protest the entirely predicted outcome to a teacher contract that …

IAC’s PR Chief Apparently Tweeted a Bizarrely Tasteless Joke About AIDS and Africa

<b>UPDATE 4: (3:56 p.m., Dec. 22)</b>: Justine Sacco has written a public apology, noting, "Words cannot express how sorry I am, and how necessary it is for …

7 ways to shut down a climate change denier

Comprehensive rebuttals to contrarians’ pseudo-scientific explanations why global warming is just a myth<p>John Rennie<p>December 18, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>On November 18, with the United Nations Global Warming Conference in Copenhagen fast …

Sorry, Michelle Rhee, but our obsession with testing kids is all about money

<b>Michelle Rhee (AP/Jeff Chiu)</b><p>Rhee, Nicholas Kristof and Arne Duncan exaggerate test results again to advance an ugly anti-public school agenda<p>Jeff Bryant<p>December 6, 2013 12:44pm (UTC)<p>When President George W. Bush asked the American people, back in 2000, "Is our children learning?" left-leaning …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Psychopaths: Some are just like us!

<b>Joe Pesci in "Goodfellas"</b><p>Look out! Not all psychopaths are serial killers. Some reveal asocial tendencies more subtly, as a new test shows<p>James Fallon<p>December 1, 2013 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Psychopath Inside”<p>Psychopathy is not something one can just casually assess, although there are …

The Entire Arc Of George Costanza’s Relationship With Susan, Told Through An Arcade Fire Song

“My name is George. I’m unemployed and live with my parents. I was engaged once, but she died. It was my fault. My entire relationship with my dead fiancée can be summed up with a video put together by a parody Twitter account, Seinfeld2000, set to Arcade Fire’s soft-disco anthem ‘Here Comes the …

Photographing the Decline of the American Shopping Center

Monday Morning Brain Teaser

When you first look at the animated gif, you might think that the image is swirling faster and faster the closer it gets to the inside. If you take …

Pope Francis Declares Consumers and Capitalists Need to Help the Poor

In a new declaration, the pope warns that the ‘culture of prosperity deadens us,’ taking aim at free market capitalists and consumers alike.<p>“How can …

Right-wing extremists face new moral conundrum

<b>Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Michele Bachmann (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Reuters/Mary Calvert)</b><p>When Healthcare.gov actually starts working, GOP will have to choose between politics or their constituents’ health<p>Brian Beutler<p>November 25, 2013 12:44pm (UTC)<p>The confluence of two pieces of …

Bill Nye: Future of U.S. economy at stake in Texas Board of Education evolution debate

The Science Guy weighs in on how teaching kids about evolution will impact the U.S. economy well into the future<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 24, 2013 7:40pm (UTC)<p>Members of the Texas Board of Education who don't want evolution taught in the state's schools have to contend with there being a legend on the …

Motorola turns to 3D printing to bring its ambitious modular smartphones to life

Motorola’s futuristic smartphones now have an equally futuristic manufacturing method: 3D printing.<p>Motorola announced today that it’s inked a deal with 3D printing giant 3D Systems to put together its Project Ara smartphones, which the company announced last month.<p>Essentially a Lego take on …

Embrace your small penis, men: Everyone else is lying anyway!

<b>(MaxFX via Shutterstock)</b><p>Only one man in 100 reaches beyond the 5-to-7-inch average. Why are men lying, and why do women expect more?<p>Tom Hickman<p>November 23, 2013 9:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “God’s Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis”<p>Intellectually, a man knows that the size of his penis shouldn’t …

The building of Crossrail – in pictures

London's Crossrail project has reached the halfway stage. These pictures show what is happening beneath the ground

Graphene - the new wonder material

Scientific interest rolls in for a material that is more solid than steel and a better conductor than copper<p>The molecule is priceless but it is not a matter of cost – a few hundred dollars per kilo. The value lies in its potential. The molecule in question is called graphene and the EU is prepared …